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. president obama takes his pitch for healthcare out west. he'll hold two more town halls, one in montana today, another in colorado tomorrow. the white house is now using email and web video toss lay out its case. a group of healthcare backers will start airing tv ads in support of the plan. >> u.s. marines are gaining grnd against the taliban in afghanistan. american and afghan troops have managed to take over half of a militant-led town, and u.s. aircrafts are using missile toss drive suspects out of the mountains there. troops are trying to secure the area ahead of next week's presidential election. >> a fairfax county man is about to go out of this world. >> that's right. and his success is now inspiring local students. this trip will be patrick forrester's third time in space. the virginia native learned to love science in the classrooms of west springfield high school. he graduated in 1975, and now friends and neighbors in that community are talking about their local hero. >> yeah, it's pretty amazing. people have dreamed, they fulfill them, and it's pretty cool he's an astronaut,
in a conservative suburb of montana. it's expected to draw angry protesters just like those who have disrupted town hall meetings held by members of congress. the president will focus on a provision of the healthcare plan that would prevent insurance companies from dropping or limit coverage for those who become seriously ill. >> he felt very satisfied with what happened in new hampshire. he was able to address concerns that people had. i think he was able to take on, as i said, the misconceptions that have been out there in the legislation. so i think, he feels like we have made progress. >> organizers say they expect a turn out of about 500 people. >>> stay tuned to fox 45 morning news for continuing coverage of president obama's town hall meeting. we will have the latest coming up in a live report from washington later this hour. >>> eunice kennedy shriver will be laid to rest today. an invitation only funeral mass is scheduled at a catholic church in massachusetts. vice president joe biden is expected to join the kennedy family and friends to bid a farewell. the sister of john ed kennedy and ed
specter again, montana, and nebraska, also hagerstown, maryland, and that's where senator ben cardin hosts a meeting this hour. we're keeping a close eye on this one. cardin actually got booed and jeered monday at his town hall in towson. and in new jersey, congressman steve rosman hosting that one. and there's a bunch of town halls in iowa. >>> republican senator chuck grassley is hosting four of them today. the second one is wrapping up this hour. the president praised grassley yesterday as a republican that is honestly coming up with a health care reform both parties can live with. he's one of the group of six senators from both parties heavily involved in the negotiations. this event earlier in winterset was pretty civil, but the crowd of 3000-plus wasn't giving the senators any softballs either, take a listen. >> like i said, i'm a dumb, southern iowa red neck, and i see nowhere in the constitution where health care is a right. >> we would have a bill through the united states senate. probably not one i would have voted for, but -- so if anybody is criticizing me for negotiating, you'
health care reform package. town hall meeting in montana was held this afternoon. it was much calmer than most. but the president denounced the media folk us on angry protestors at town hall meeting nationwide say tv loves ruckus. president spoke for about 30 minutes before taking questions. >> what we need to do is come up with a uniquely american way of providing care. so i'm not in favor of canadian system. i'm not in favor of british system or french system. >>reporter: president obama has another town hall meeting scheduled for tomorrow in the state of colorado. >>> mean time senator ben card town hall meeting on wednesday drew a lively crowd and one woman sent home in tears. jeff explains why. >>reporter: lori has spent 21 years living with hepatitis c and struggling to pay for treatment. so on wednesday she traveled to hagerstown and waited almost 3 hours for a coveted seat at senator card up to hall meeting. she was determined to ask the senator how the proposed health care reform measures would affect her. the senator closed the hour long meeting before she and many
for the health care plan. what happened at a townhall meeting today in the state of montana. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am karen parks. michael phelps involved in a crash in downtown baltimore. and tonight police have released the report. they say it was not his fault. >> apparently it is the other driver. still both will indeed be cited. keith daniels is live at the scene of the accident last night with more. >> jeff, back at the corner of north calvert and east biddle. people that lived in the neighborhood call it a dangerous intersection. and, of course, michael phelps is one of the latest victims. he was coming from penn station when he crashed. >> both michael phelps was coming down bittle street. >> isaac. >> gray accord came up. >> heard the screeching tires and saw the sha tering crash. >> this is the green light facing this way. >> two car collision with michael phelps behind the wheel of the wrecked cadillac escalade suv. >> back in calvert and east bittle where it happened. walking his do
to montana, idaho. >> we're not just making states. >> oh. >> potatoes. >> if have you a question, we'll explain it to her. if you have a question -- if you have a question you want answered, go to myfoxdc.com and click on the weather tab. >> okay. >> we're traying to get free stuff. >> okay. all right. take it away. i am missing something here. i just wanted to go to montana or idaho. that is all i was talking about. >> i'm thinking jamaica being baby. >> yeah! >> you know, in sesame street where they say which one of these is not like the other. that would be me. >> you're it. >> i'm it. >> lanes are open along 66. you can see the accident activity here once i move out of your way. it is off the road to the shoulder here. the district attorney lays are stacking up out of manassas leaving business 24 trying to work your way past the scene. the lane are open. flashing lights are causing a bit of a rubbernecking delay. if you are traveling eastbound 66 before the beltway, we've got a stalled car tying up the right side of the roadway. now, southbound 2 at sterling boulevard, that is w
in each direction right now between bladensburg road and west virginia-montana. if you are coming inbound, they were allowing traffic to travel through the parking lot just after bladensburg road. we're in thquite sure while they were allowing the traffic to do that. it is blocked off in each direction between bladensburg road and west virginia-montana. you want to stick with rhode island avenue and use that as an alternate. keep in mind, during the middle of the day, they've been doing a lot of roadwork along benning at eighth street. that might be a bumpy ride for you but at least it is open. new york avenue traffic will be blocked off. traveling south on 270, lanes are open out of germantown. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. >>> we're on call this morning. new moms in this current are you are getting older. the government says the number of women 35 or older giving birth for the very first time has increased dramatically over the last 40 years. in 2006, one out of 12 first born babies had mothers would were 35 or older. in 1970, only one out of 100 babies had mothers that a
bladensburg road and the traffic circle of west virginia, montana avenues because of a building fire. everybody's being turned around right now. it does appear some traffic may be getting by the service roadway, but again, inbound and outbound new york avenue between west virginia, montana and bladensburg road close because of a building fire. you can see some of the fire there. elsewhere let you know things a little hazy through the mid-august muck as you take a look at the wilson bridge, but the good news is traffic is moving along nicely. joe, back to you. >> a lot of haze. thanks very much, jerry. >>> time is now 6:43, 73 degrees. >>> the big screen tv on sale for $10, but there's a big but. >> i can imagine. d.c. mayor adrian fenty is here for "connecting with the mayor." i'm going to ask you about whether the district is ready for the start of school and whether the district is making a push to bring the >>> our time 6:. we're connecting you with the mayor, as always, at this time every thursday i'm here with d.c. mayor adrian fenty. welcome. >> thanks for having me. >> great t
. the president plans to hold more in montana and new hampshire. the white house has a website to counter critics. >>> during the town hall, president obama says we have the aarp on board. the aarp which has 45 million members over 50 says not so fast here. the ceo says they have not endorsed any of the health care reform bill. aarp is launching a multi-million dollar advertising and organizing this to debunk myths pushed by health care reform critics. >>> fbi investigating this graffiti outside dave scott. the democratic lawmaker found a swastika spray painted on a sign outside his office yesterday. the congressman was recently involved in a heated debate over health care. he believes the two are connected here. the congressman says he's received hate mail, death threats and offensive faxes since the debate on health care began. >> there is bubbling up under this debate, unfortunately the overtones this presents of hate, racism, all these things, but we must have the resolve, hate, racism, this swastika cannot be the arbiter of this debate. >>> congressman scott is hosting a town hall meeting sa
reform with more travel this week. he's holding another town hall meeting in bozeman, montana on friday and another in colorado on saturday. harry? >> kimberly dozier at the white house this morning, thank you. >>> senator arlen specter joins us now for an interview from state college, pennsylvania. senator, good morning. >> guaranteeood morning, harry. >> you've had several encounters with people very angry about certain proposals being talked about and being proposed to change health care in the united states. as you've had a chance to reflect on them, what do you think? >> well, it's more than health care harry. i think there is a mood in america of anger. with so many people unemployed and so much bickering in washington people are disgusted with the partisanship and with the fear of losing their health care, it all boils over. but i think one thing that has to be borne in mind, and you've got the commotion in the background, is that these people have a right to be organized. i'm not going to complain about the fact that they are organized. they have a
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their dissatisfaction and position. president obama has two town halls scheduled this friday in montana and colorado. it includes out-of-pocket costs and insurance companies. >>> different states, same story. this is how things went in maryland when senator ben carden held his town hall on healthcare. not exactly a warm welcome in baltimore county. senator irwin will try tomorrow at hagerstown community college at 1:00 p.m.: tonight the nation is remembering eunice kennedy shriver who died today at the age of 88. she was a member of a legendary political family, sister of president john f. kennedy and sister to ted f. kennedy. her legacy goes far beyond the family. she changed the lives of disabled people by creating the special olympics. tom fitzgeralds herewith more. >> reporter: shriver had suffered a series of strokes in recent years. all 19 of her grandchildren were at her side. shriver was the fifth of nine kennedy children, but unlike her brothers who entered the world of politics, shriver found another way to serve, inspired by her older sister, rose mary who was born with brain damage, sh
. out bound laborers remain closed between virginia, montana. before the lane drop here at van dorn, a stalled tractor- trailer, off the road to the the wilson bridge, inner loop runs without incident ae bridge interchange. southbound 270, an accident after the truck scales. left lane is blocked at this point. delays beginning well before hyattstown leaving route 80 down toward the scene. 355 could work well as an if alternate for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> still ahead on fox 5 morning news, we're learning more about the upcoming memoir written by former vice president dick cheney. >> we'll find out what he's saying about an alleged i between himself and george bush aheff. >>> and when you book a flight, the new requirements when we come back. >>> we're taking a trip back to 196. it's been four years since woodstock and we're going to experience it all over again.  >>> he is convicted of bombing a pan am flight over scotland more than 20 years ago. but sky news is reporting that the former libby an intelligent agent may be released from jail now due to
. obama meantime has two town halls set for friday in montana and colorado. >> one of the arguments for reform is to control costs. here is an example of just how high those costs are, and why. it is the case of a techniques tec woman named debbie frazier. spending two days in the hospital recently to have a battery replaced in her defibrillator. the bill is $196,000. now that can be broken down to four parts. the cost of the care itself. overhead costs. and operating margin, that helps pay for new equipment. and subsidy costs. where the patients that have health insurance help to pay for those that don't. >> it is a significant part of the bill. you will never see it written in the bill. but it is sure there. it is a hidden surcharge. >> well, the american hospital association said the money is also used to train doctors. >> well, if you want to contact your lawmakers about health care reform, we are making it easy for you. their phone numbers and e-mail addresses are right on our website. go to foxbaltimore.com/ your voice. of course, stay with fox 45 news for the latest on the he
another town hall meeting in montana on friday. >> and later this morning president obama and the first lady will host a supreme reception foral associate justice sotomayor will make her way to the white house for the first time since her swearing in. and a little later the president will award 16 americans the medal of freedom the highest civilian honor. among the recipients, hashry milk, the late y rights activist and sandra day o'connor. >> 6:08, 74 degrees. >> when good morning, washington returns, bernie madoff's right-hand man is getting ready to come clean. we'll see what it means for the massive fraud investigation. >> at bailey's crossroads and notice we have gray skies to start our day. that will keep our temperatures down. >> hi, there, and mymy name is jud fox reminding you go in feet first on your first title good morning, washington. >> hey, good morning on this wednesday, it's 6:11 a.m. meteorologist adam caskey at bailey's crossroads. mainly gray and cloudy conditions as we have an upper-level disturbance drifting our way. some action on the radar screen. not locally. yo
insurance proposal in montana. >>> people in our area got to voice their opinions today at a health care town hall in hagerstown, maryland. keith garvin joins us live from hagerstown with more on their part of the story. keith? >> reporter: the line in hagerstown community college began to form more than four hours before the start. residents mainly from western maryland eager to share their opinions on health care reform proposals. this was not a -- >> no sign to be apathetic anymore. people are waking up and seeing a lot of spending. their wallets are hurt. >> even though this is not a perfect bill, we know that this is not the bill that is ultimately going to be voted on. there is a civilized way of getting the truth as it is understood now. >> reporter: seems like these have become more familiar across the country in the past few week town hall meetings held by congressmen where emotions have come to the surface. in some cases crowds moving close to violence. today's host, ben cardin, faced a tough audience in towson on monday and was hope for civility. >> we hope those in attendance
stranded overnight in a cramped regional jet. just yards from an airline terminal in montana, minnesota. the six-hour ordeal is now under investigation with you the u.s. transportation department. secretary ray lahood is demanding an explanation from continental airlines andts regional partner, express jet. continental called the incident, quote, completely unacceptable. passengers of flight 2816, using language a bit stronger. >> it was a horrible ride. >> when i went into the restroom it did not flush. >> reporter: this weekend's incident is renewing calls for passenger's bill of rights. the airlines have already promised to try to term it it to three hours. the advocates want an actual law. >> tre people like humans and not like cattle. that's really all the passenger rights is seeking. >> reporter: bills are currently making their way through the u.s. house and senate. >> consume verse no rights when they walk on an airplane and the congress has been considering for years passenger rights legislation but the airlines keep striking it down. >> reporter: for now passengers will have t
west to montana and colorado. and last night in colorado at another town hall meeting on health care critics were ready to pile on. >> to quote somebody i think some of the leaders have acted stupidly. >> reporter: now the white house also had to acknowledge that the president misspoke at his own town hall meeting when he said the aarp backs the plan working through congress. at this point they do not. in washington, fox news. >>> all right, as douglas just said, democrats claimed some of the angry audience members are planted, part of a g.o.p. plot to stop the plan. >>> and now a former public relations representative for cigna says it was not unheard of people to pay option groups to things like health care reform. cigna has not commented on the situation. >>> and headed out to the airport? we have changes that you may need to know. plus, one area slashing prices at the grocery store. >>> and forget the knock, knock jokes. one man is in trouble for ringing doorbells naked. that story and a whole lot more you can find on the myfoxdc.com website. we're back inwo minutes, stay with us
montana tv show, two for the movie and two for the movie, all of which i'm all too familiar with. "twilight" took home 19 choice awards. >>> gi-joe took in more than $56 million in the u.s. alone. "julie and julia" came in second. followed by -- >>> 9news now at 6:00 is about 15 minutes away. new tonight governor's link between bob mcdonald and the surprising move one of them made today. >>> and metro is responding to new reports of a near-hit by two trains back in march. >>> also, some living smart tips how to get the most for the cash for clunkers deal. that's new at coming up at 6:00. >>> topper is back from a longer vacation. you brought the heat with you. >> i did. >> you sure did. >> it's been an okay summer. it was 97 today. it probably won't be 97 today. back in the 80s on wednesday. there you go. >> okay. >> sometimes we can get in a rutted of 90 -- in a rut of 90s. the next three days, the temperatures are going down. low 90s tomorrow. no bargain but not record- setting. an isolated storm is possible. 86 on wednesday. i'm sick a little bit. 86 on wednesday. isolated sto
meeting tomorrow in montana. yesterday, in washington county, maryland, plenty of heated rhetoric at a meeting hosted by senator ben cardin. >> i am not going to vote for any bill that adds to the national deficit. >> you already have. >> with usurping authority is not granted by you as a united states senator. >> reporter: 400 people attended the meeting in hagerstown and 500 were kept waiting outside. >>> things aren't much easier for republicans. iowa senator charles grassley held a town hall on health care yesterday, four of them in fact he has been accused by some on the right for selling out to democrats as well as accusations from the left that he is blocking reform movement. >>> these days daily health care town hall meetings are turning in to shouting matches for people on bod sides of the aisle. we look at the actions being done the meetings. when it comes to booing members of congress, 44% of people call it democracy in action and 47% say it is an abuse of democracy. as far as shouting down people with opposing viewpoints, 33% called it democracy in action but 59% say i
in montana. here at home, the passion of people on both sides remains heated as witnesses at a town hall meeting in salisbury, maryland. >> why on earth are you producing a health care bill that has so many pages in it and such complex wording that we can't understand it and we, quite frankly, don't trust you all to be honest with us. >> that was one woman's opinion at the meeting led by senator ben cardin. he called it democracy in action. >> i believe this is part of the political process. i think the best way we are going to get results in washington to hear your views. i learn from these exchanges. i get helpful information to me. >> reporter: so many people are weighing in on-line the it department for congress is warning servers may be slowed down by the rush of incoming e- mails. an air traffic controller and a supervisor are suspended following last week's deadly midair collision in new york city. the federal aviation administration says the controller was talking on the phone when a small plane collided with a helicopter. the investigators say the supervisor was out of the build
this cold front, 64 degrees in billings, montana. we will cool down a little bit at the end of the week. until then we will be dealing with the steamy, muggy air mass and the chance and potential for thunderstorms to fire up. right around 7:00, there's the future scan model, a shower of storms stemming from new jersey, pennsylvania, and maryland and virginia. just the potential is there throughout the daytime for today and then a better chance for actually widespread rainshowers will come tomorrow as the cold front does inch closer. around 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning on friday, look at the line of shower and storms ahead of the cold front in pennsylvania. another round could move in here by friday right around 2:00. once the cold front pushes through on late friday into early saturday, there's the air mass. high pressure system is going to bblebuild for sunday and mondayd nice and pleasant conditions. >>> let's take you to the tropics and talk about hurricane bill. it has weakened a little bit. it's category iii with massive winds at 127 miles an hour. but still look at the system. it's
to have a more open debate, would you consider, for example, in montana, giving the republican congress -- >> i think the president feels very comfortable with the fact these having a representative discussion despite people's disappointment, that he wasn't yelled at. >> i don't doubt that if you look at the protests that we saw outside of the building yesterday, as a continuum from the t.e.a. parties and controversy over the birth certificate and some of the anger over the gates/crowley episode, i wonder -- >> let me just -- i go in the front door. i -- i don't doubt that but i'm saying -- i didn't see a representative sample the science. >> this is a president who campaigned on the notion that we could get beyond the partisan -- the ugly partisan warfare of the last 60 years. there could be, you know, rational discussion that could bring parties together. and i wonder what happened to that, why did the postpartisan presidency not materialize? >> jonathan, again, i -- i don't know if you were outside or inside, but i think there was a rational discussion about issues not based on ideol
anything else? >> we have two town halls later in the week, one in montana, one in colorado. then the president will be back here for a bit forç some down time with his family. i do not think there are any specific venue announcements. i think the president believes the format of the town hall, in the ability to discuss directly with people their fears and concerns, has always been a tremendously valuable. >> is there a concern that if this misinformation machine continues, and the record cannot be corrected, as it likes, would it be difficult to get health care reform across? >> if the debate is being dominated by something that is not true, of course. but i do not believe the president believes, when all is said and done, that most people will make their decision based on something that is false, and proven false. çtake a couple questions at a town hall meeting. çwe have seen enough video to know that people are concerned about the bill. take one of those concerns and address it factually. >> so much attention now is being focused on debunking the myth, and you belie
for friday, in montana and colorado. >>> some politians say this healthcare decision is one that will impact generations and it affects everyone. that must why everyone seems to have an upon. joel d smith is live. is at fells point where everybody is talking healthcare. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. people are starting to show up here and healthcare is the discussion of the day. you saw that happening with arlin specter. it was the topic of the day and it's starting to hit the papers. it was the topic outside of kratovil's office. that is where people were lined up and they were not happy, even though the congress was not there. no town hall meeting, nothing else, it was just them with their signs and their anger. they asked the drivers to join in as well. the kratovil staff says that the congressman is out of the country and on official business. they say it's their business and they will keep it all there until it's all resolved. >> the federal government cannot handle medicare, they cannot handle social security. what makes them think they can now start handling the healthcare. >>
or triple in price. >> i just moved here from montana and we're not even used to having to pay anything to park. >> reporter: $0.50 at a parking meter, not something he is accustomed to. but he is adjust at charm city. sometimes that means adjusting your wallet. based on proposed legislation, street parking could go up to $3 an hour. >> that is crazy. >> reporter: rate increases would affect most of downtown including the inner harbor. meter parking would go from $1 an hour to $2 an hour, with approval to go to $3 an hour in the mown vernon and fells point area. >> i think that is a rip off. if it's $3 an hour. you should park at one of these parking places, at least they watch your vehicle. >> it's about good parking management, really. >> reporter: it' they claim is a way to stop cheap street parking, you know people who feed the short-term parking meters and park all day long; the consequence? >> it can kill business if people don't find a convenient place to find in front of businesses. those who are parking all day long, should be parking in off street garages. >> reporter: th
for health care reform with two more town hall meetings this week in montana and colorado. at a relatively calm town hall meeting in new hampshire yesterday, the president began calling his initiative by a new name. he's calling it insurance reform. he said that those with private insurance will be able to keep it with more protections if they get sick. those without insurance will be able to choose from a number of plans, one of which would be government-run. mr. obama also shot down rumors that his plan calls for the forced euthanasia of seniors. >> where we do disagree, let's disagree over things that are real, not these wild misrepresentations that bear no reselance to anything that's actually been proposed. >> about 200 demonstrators showed up outside the meeting. one man came with an unconcealed gun, which is legal in new hampshire. he said he wanted to make a political statement that if you don't exercise your rights, you lose them. >>> a close call for an injured hiker. his dramatic rescue was caught on tape. the 34-year-old broke his ankle while hiking along the shenandoah nationa
hypnotized. >> go hoda. >> town hall meetings in montana and colorado are next on president obama's agenda this week as he defends his proposed health care overhaul. at a gathering in new hampshire tuesday he urged the crowd to ignore critics who he said try to scare and mislead. but he did not face any of the angry outbursts that have disrupted meetings held by other democrats in recent days. >>> u.s. marines launched a major campaign today to uproot the taliban from a key town in southern afghanistan. their push comes one week before 56 began elections, which the taliban has vowed to disrupt. >>> a politician who hosts the popular tv crime show in brazil is acced of having drug dealers murdered so hisameras could be first on the scene. he calls the accusations absurd. >>> a prayer service takes place in new york today for victims of saturday's midair collision between a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter. the last of nine bodies were recovered tuesday from the hudson river along with a large section of the plane. >>> a new study showsspirin can keep colon cancer from returning, and
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